Dr. Bashioum’s Garden: Summer Harvest

The warm summer temps have finally helped to ripen the tomatoes in my garden. Looks like it’s time to make some ratatouille, with the addition of summer squash. I’m still waiting for the French Cavaillon melons to ripen, sadly cutting into several this past week, only to find out they were not ready yet. When the leaf that is closest to the stem begins to wilt, it is supposed to signal picking, but the technique is proving to be more complicated this year with the garden’s slow start. I remain optimistic that I might be able to supply friends who have been waiting patiently for the spectacular melon treat, so please check back for an update.


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